June 21st, 2014

The Librarian

How does your garden grow?

Just discovered BBC Radio 4's A Guide to Garden Wildlife ... five fifteen-minute episodes provide a fascinating look at the wildlife/ecology of gardens and explain how even the tiniest patch can be a wildlife refuge (you don't need vast tracts of land to help nature) and how attracting a diversity of tiny critters can improve flowering and fruiting. While the series is specifically about an English garden, the content can apply anywhere as many species are either global or else there's a different creature filling that niche where you live.